Mirror Fasting

September 25, 2012

Reflecting on Your Reflection

It’s hard to get through the day without seeing your reflection somewhere.  For many of us, seeing our reflection can be a jolting and perhaps even unwanted experience.  For others, looking at our reflection is an act of reassurance.  There is nothing wrong with looking at your reflection.  But there is a problem when what you see in the reflection tells you how you should feel about yourself as a person – whether that feeling is good or bad.  We need to stop confusing HOW we look with WHO we are.

Here is an interesting article on one way we can disrupt the patterns we’ve developed around looking to our reflection for reassurance, which includes a few little quotes from little ol’ me.

No Mirrors: Women, Could You Avoid Your Reflections for a Month?


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